Jocund Joc"und, [L. jocundus, jucundus, orig., helpful, fr. juvare to help. See {Aid}.] Merry; cheerful; gay; airy; lively; sportive. [1913 Webster]

Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Rural sports and jocund strains. --Prior. -- {Joc"und*ly}, adv. -- {Joc"und*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jocundness — noun The quality of being jocund. Syn: jocundity …   Wiktionary

  • jocundness — joc·und·ness …   English syllables

  • jocundness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English jocundnes, from jocund + nes ness : the quality or state of being jocund …   Useful english dictionary

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